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Your Children's #Yellowstone Will Be Radically Different | @NYTClimate | #climatechange

This interactive New York Times article looks at how climate change is altering Yellowstone National Park.

A mystery #dinosaur in the nation’s basement | Washington Post @PostGraphics | #interactive #skull

An interactive article about a story on a triceratops-like skull from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Details of the Nedoceratops skull are highlighted using 3D interactive photogrammetry. Additional background information is provided on: its complicated name, its origin. and its fate.

#Dinosaurs After ‘Jurassic Park’: Paleontologists on What’s #Changed, 25 Years Later | @newsweek

A quite thorough article about the impact the film had on dinoasur paleontology and the subsequest research that followed the film leading to even behavioral aspects of dinosaurs. The article starts with what the original film had right about dinosaurs at the time of its release  to what was used for "story telling." The article then covers major research discoveries that followed--from feathers, to growth comparisons to either reptiles or birds, to international discoveries, to the down-side of black markets. Many leading and varied dinosaur paleontogists were interviewed and contributed to the article.

The Surprising Evolution of Dinosaur Drawings |The Atlantic

Asher Elbein describes the differing approaches to paleoart since the 1800s by focusing on two recently published paleoart books: Taschen's Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past by Zoe Lescaze and Titan Books' Dinosaur Art II: The Cutting Edge of Paleoart by Steve White. Links to works of featured paleoartists are included in the article.

 

‘I don’t care what they say about me’: Paleontologist stares down critics in her hunt for dinosaur proteins | @sciencemagazine

Defying conventional wisdom, Mary Schweitzer works to transform dinosaur paleontology into a molecular science. The article, by Robert Service, outlines Schweitzer's path to paleontongy and recent work with critics and new supporters.

How to Become a Primate Fossil | Nature Education Knowledge

The article by Holly Dunsworth outlines the steps to fossilization and includes a glossary. The article explains the reasons why fossilization is a rare event and how much time is involved.

Utah #Paleontologists Turn to #Crowdfunding for #Raptor Project | @nytimes | @UtahraptorTrap

A New York Time's article by Asher Elbein describing Utahraptor and the history of a 2001 find leading to a GoFundMe project to help prepare a nine ton block that contains skeletons of a herbivorous dinosaur, a 16 foot adult Utahraptor, four jueveniles, and a hatchling.

It’s Not Your Imagination. #Summers Are Getting #Hotter. | @nytimes | #climatechange #interactive #graphic

This July 28, 2017 New York Times article includes a power interactive graphic of summer temperatures for the northern hemisphere from 1951 - 2015.

 

A #Dinosaur So Well Preserved It Looks Like a Statue | @TheAtlantic | #nodosaur #fossil

An article by Ed Yong on the discovery, extraction, preparation and reconstruction by the Royal Tyrell Museum of Borealopelta.

What Are You Flying Over? This #Geoscience #MobileApp Will Tell You | @SmithsonianMag

An article describing the start and functions of the Univerity of Minnesota's Flyover Country app. Using GPS, offline geologic maps and interactive points of interests reveal the locations of paleontological and georeferenced Wikipedia articles from your airplane window seat, vehichle or trail. The app was developed by a UMD geology student.